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The Best in Crypto – 3/6/18

PayPal Files Patent for Cryptocurrency System The company’s patent filing was for an “expedited virtual cryptocurrency transaction system” to potentially speed up Bitcoin transactions (Marketwatch). The Storied Chicago Stock Exchange Could Be a Takeover for a Crypto Company The Chicago Stock Exchange hit a wall when the SEC denied its request to merge with the …

The Best in Crypto – 3/5/18

Quebec: ‘We’re Not Interested’ in Bitcoin Mining Without Added Value  Bitcoin mining companies looking to set up in Quebec are facing criticism from the government electric board owner, claiming the “added value” to the economy is unfavorable (Cointelegraph). Belgian Tax Authority To Search For Taxpayers Using Foreign Crypto Exchanges The Belgian Special Tax Inspectorate  will …

The Best in Crypto – 3/3/18

UK Secretary Diane Abbott: If Everyone Used Bitcoin ‘The Whole Thing Would Collapse’  The United Kingdom’s sitting Shadow Home Secretary said in an interview that Bitcoin “is just a gigantic Ponzi Scheme,” and promise that if she were elected, she would regulate it (Cointelegraph). Stuck in the Stratosphere With Crypto Wars – Issue No. 15 …

The Best in Crypto – 3/2/18

Bitcoin ‘Bubble is Necessary’ to Test Endurance, Says Hedge Fund Founder Bill Miller The multi-millionaire investor and founder of hedge fund Miller Value Partners Bill Miller shared his positive view on the cryptocurrency market sell-off (Cointelegraph). Liechenstein’s Bank Frick Introduces ‘Direct’ Cryptocurrency Investment and Cold Storage The financial institution, being the first in its country …

The Best in Crypto – 3/1/18

Cryptocurrency Firms Targeted in SEC Probe The Securities and Exchange Commission has issued dozens of subpoenas and information requests to technology companies and advisers involved with cryptocurrencies (Wall Street Journal). Crypto/Blockchain World Takes a Breath as HIVE Blockchain (HIVE.V) Releases Full Quarter Results The results of HIVE’s full quarter is broken down with a bit …

The Best in Crypto – 2/23/18

Tezos Head & Board Member Step Down, Platform Prepares ‘Timely Launch’ After two board members, including the founder, stepped down, the blockchain project may finally begin, as they were replaced by two Tezos community members (Cointelegraph). Turkey, Iran to Release State-Backed Cryptocurrencies On Heels of Venezuela’s Petro The governments of Turkey and Iran are considering …